Asiana Treks

Kirtipur Pharping Tour in Nepal.

Duration
1 days
Max. Elevation
m
Group size
1 - 15
Level
EASY
Transportation
private vehicle.
Best Season
All The Year Round
Accomodation
Meals
Lunch
Starts at/ Ends at
kathmandu / kathmandu
Trip Route

Highlights

    • Explore the town of Kirtipur and get a glimpse into the rich Newari culture and lifestyle.
    • Walk through the narrow streets, admire the traditional Newari architecture, and interact with the friendly locals.
    • Visit the important religious site for both Hindus and Buddhists. Bagbhairab Temple, Uma Maheshower Temple, and Chilancho Bihar.
    • Discover the meditation cave of Guru Padmasambhava, many Buddhist monasteries,
    • Visit Dashinkali Temple, Shesh Narayan Temple, Chobhar Ganesh, and the historical Chovar Gorge with Cliff.
    • Witness a scenic drive and a unique village.

Overview

Overview

The Kirtipur-Pharping tour offers a captivating combination of cultural exploration and spiritual immersion. Kirtipur, a town with a rich historical background, was once an independent kingdom during the medieval era. It is inhabited by the Newari ethnic indigenous group, who have preserved their unique culture and lifestyle. Visiting Kirtipur provides a comprehensive understanding of the Newari heritage, allowing visitors to experience their traditions firsthand.
One of the tour's highlights is the exploration of temples in Kirtipur. The Bagbhairab and Uma Maheshower Temple are important destinations for Hindus and Buddhists. These temples not only showcase the religious fervor of the local community but also have historical significance, particularly with the battles with the Gorkha king. The Uma Maheshower Temple also offers a breathtaking view that overlooks the picturesque Kathmandu Valley.
Pharping, located in the southern part of the Kathmandu Valley, is a village that exudes spirituality. It is surrounded by Hindu temples and Buddhist monasteries, creating a serene atmosphere conducive to introspection and meditation. Just a short and scenic drive from Kirtipur, Pharping is home to notable attractions such as the Shesh Narayan and Dakshinkali temples, important sites for Hindu devotees. The village also boasts the Guru Padmasambhava meditation cave, where visitors can delve into the teachings and practices of Buddhism. The natural surroundings of Pharping add to its allure, providing a tranquil setting for contemplation and relaxation.
By exploring these two remarkable places, the Kirtipur-Pharping tour guarantees a day filled with cultural enrichment and spiritual encounters. Visitors will be left with beautiful memories of their journey, having witnessed the diverse heritage of the Newari people in Kirtipur and experienced the profound spirituality in the temples and monasteries of Pharping.

Trip Itinerary

8:30 AM: Departure from Kathmandu. Start your day early morning towards Kirtipur. Explore Kritipur and Pharping, Dashainkali Chobhar, and back to the hotel.

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Includes

    • Pick up and drop off from the place you are staying.
    • Private transportation for pick up and drop off as per the group.
    • An experienced tour guide for the trips.
    • All necessary government taxes and lunch and official expenses.

Doesn't Include

    • Entrance fees for the Temple, museum, and monuments.
    • All personal nature expenses Lunch, beverages, snacks, etc.
    • Personal nature expenses and additional shopping. 
    • Gratuities for guide and driver.

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